[ntp:hackers] Protocol specification modification for MS-SNTP

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.org
Wed Jul 15 19:12:57 UTC 2009

Jonathan Buzzard wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-07-13 at 08:02 -0400, Danny Mayer wrote:
> [SNIP] 
>> Except if I want to run NTP on a Microsoft Domain Controller which is
>> what I do at home.
> Surely the built in NTP will have bound the port 123 which makes that
> somewhat difficult? Is it possible to turn off the built in NTP server
> on an Active Directory domain controller?

Of course. You just disable the ws32t service and install ntpd.

>>  The point is that this is implemented strictly for
>> Samba and nothing else but we should not ignore either Microsoft's ADS
>> or Kerberos's servers which this code does not implement. We can extend
>> this but Samba is not the only possibility.
> Even if it is only for Samba we should not preclude the possibility of
> someone running it on say ReactOS in the future, in which case you would
> be running Samba on what is effectively a Windows OS.


> JAB.

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